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Alison Johnson


800 W. Main Street, Suite 1750, Boise, ID 83702

Alison is an experienced and trusted adviser focusing on M&A, private equity, venture capital, startups, day-to-day business matters, and corporate governance matters.

She is also the firm-wide chair of the food & beverage and consumer products industry group. Having started her practice in the Silicon Valley with the law firm of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, Alison continues to run a similar fast-paced Silicon Valley style practice working with companies of all sizes ranging from a single founder to fortune 100 public companies in a broad range of industries including food & beverage, consumer products, health & wellness, e-commerce, SaaS, biotechnology, agtech, edtech, consulting, and financial services. She also represents a number of venture capital firms and angel investors investing in companies throughout the nation.

Alison is licensed to practice in California and Idaho.

Client Results

Financing Transactions
  • Represented Purely Elizabeth, a leading natural foods company in connection with a minority investment of $3 million from 301 INC, the General Mills new business development and venturing unit.



Speaking Engagements


Bar Admissions


  • Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Corporate/Commercial, Up and Coming, 2017-2019
  • Mountain States Super Lawyers® Rising Stars, Mergers & Acquisitions, 2018
  • Idaho Women Lawyers Innovator Award, 2017

Professional and Civic Affiliations

  • Idaho Technology Council, Board of Trustees (2015-present), Co-Chair, Capital Connect Conference (2015-present)
  • Women Innovators (W.IN) – Leadership Board (2018-present)
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, State Bar of Idaho
  • Member, State Bar of California

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